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Papa's Pantry

Mexican, American, Southwestern
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515 Van Horn Dr, Van Horn, TX 79855
432-283-2302
Today
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good in a pinch

Average at best. My server was friendly but; as stated by others, more attentive to the local crowd. Burger tasted ok and prices were reasonable. My pet peeve is flies and there was an abundance. In my opinion no matter how clean you think it is the presence of flies ruins it.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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El Paso, Texas
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Stopped for breakfast ...no bacon no pancakes ...no service... Ordered eggs overhard ...they came back easy, so returned them it took 30 mins....my husband ate his entire meal and went to truck stop next door. Lol. You don't have many choices here and boy do they know it... I'd get a coffee and donut and move on....

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Average at best. My server was friendly but; as stated by others, more attentive to the local crowd. Burger tasted ok and prices were reasonable. My pet peeve is flies and there was an abundance. In my opinion no matter how clean you think it is the presence of flies ruins it.

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Arequipa
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

i ordered huevos rancheros, even repeating myself to clarify. I was served eggs and chorizo, and the coffee was terrible. The waitress was not very friendly either...except to another client.

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Oceanside
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Papa's Pantry is a nice cafe style restaurant close to the 10 freeway and Hwy 54. They serve good reasonally priced meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They have daily specials and their menu includes a nice selection of American and Mexican food. The place is always packed at lunch. I enjoyed their enchiladas and sausage eggs breakfast.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The location is easy off and on to Interstate 10. The Chicken fried steak was very good. We were in Van Horn for the Jubilee so we eat there several times. The Mexican food was so very good

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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Title says it all. Fortunately, we weren't in a big hurry. Some drama happening between the head heifer and the upstarts "helping" but the yumminess of the food made it all worthwhile. $$ on the pricing.

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Battlement Mesa, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We brought a group of 20 last minute. The wait staff was wonderful and the food was very good. In addition we were there after a funeral and they were very gracious and generous to our family. For those of you who are unfamiliar take the time to sit and eat here. On behalf of our entire family thank you... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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28 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

While traveling from Phoenix to Florida we spent the night in El Paso. We left El Paso heading to San Antonio. We, unfortunately, became very hungry and Van Horn was the only town within many miles, so we decided to bite the bullet and stop for lunch...that was our first mistake. This town looks like a third world country. Our... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Stopped at Papa's with the group. It's a mom and pop place for sure. food was decent. not sure if a one time issue but there was a definite restroom smell throughout the dining area..

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Don't waste your time! Just stop at a gas station or drive on past. The short blond haired waitress looked like she just had a smoke and hadn't put on a clean smock in a month. Just terrible service.

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Additional Information about Papa's Pantry

Address: 515 Van Horn Dr, Van Horn, TX 79855
Phone Number: 432-283-2302
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Van Horn
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican, American, Southwestern

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 515 Van Horn Dr, Van Horn, TX 79855
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Van Horn
  • Phone Number: 432-283-2302

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, American, Southwestern
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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